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I Have Been Followed By Illness, Hurt and Pain

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 46 People

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    Like I was told; you have been hurt and got lots of pain from what was done and you got ill cause of it.  It did affect me especially hurting me when knowing I was already hurt.  Purposely is the word.
    Whateverrrrr Whateverrrrr 36-40, F Aug 12, 2011

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    Mostly Illness

    Since i started work at 18 i have had:- 3 wisdom teeth out Gum infections Ear infections Double ear infection Skin infection - my knee started to burn away! Eye infections Conjunctivitus thousands of throat infections Folliculitus Infected toe Hand foot and mouth...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 13, 2007

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    Mostly Chest Infections...

    In the last year I've had over 10chest infections 3 big asthma attacks dozens of viruses a couple of tummy bugs tonsillitis twice a couple of water infections 16 courses of max strength oral steroids, at most I've had to take up to 21tablets a day... I see a chest specialist at...
    elpatitofeo elpatitofeo 18-21, F Dec 28, 2010

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    And I Am Used to It

    When I was just over a yeaar old, i grabbed a wine glass from a counter top and took off running.  Sliding across the hardwood floors, I fell onto the glass.  The injury resulted in 18 stitches to the wrist.  Flash forward to age three.  Winter in Minnesota...
    happyhooker happyhooker 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 13, 2007

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    iFortiTude iFortiTude 31-35 1 Response Feb 18

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    My dad has done a lot to hurt me. No, he did not sexually abuse me nor has he ever beaten me. But, getting drunk enough that I have to take care of him, and staying out so late...
    tRueInSAnItY tRueInSAnItY 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 21

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    13nanna 13nanna 18-21, F Feb 22

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    It is probably among one of the worst things.. It was not that big and expensive an thing that I lost. But the seeds of mistrust it plants is devastating. Could it had been one...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    Mollywobbles225 Mollywobbles225 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    For those who worry about being hurt - follow the advice above. I have always believed this to be true...
    Liverpool47 Liverpool47 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    with all the anger and hurt i feel over them.... and all that hate? it don't mean i don't still think of them in many good ways as i always have. and as sh!tty as i can be about...
    gurldeleted gurldeleted 41-45, F Feb 11

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    kruzzitoo kruzzitoo 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 12

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    pretty much my whole life I thought it would stop when i turned 18 but here I am 19 years old and it still happens and it hurts. I wish it would just stop.
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 5 Responses Feb 16

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